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Mercedes-Benz SLK 280

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 280

2-door drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2007
ModelSLK 280Issued until
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyR 171Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4103 mm / 161.5 in / 161.5 inTotal (curb) weight1455 kg / 3208 lb / 3208 lb
Width1777 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
Height1296 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2430 mm / 95.7 in / 95.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1541 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.1 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.4 kW / 119.9 hp / 119.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.7 kW/l / 1.247 bhp/cu in / 1.247 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio156.7 kW/ton / 118.7 bhp/ton / 118.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.30 s / 6.30 s / 6.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.6 l/100km / 20.8 mpg-UK / 17.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.7 l/100km / 42.2 mpg-UK / 35.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions220 g/km / 354 g/mi / 354 g/mi
  Range753 km / 468 mi / 468 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 R 16 WTyres rear205/55 R 16 W
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK 280

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